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Saudi Arabia contracts with Populous to implement Baghdad's sports city

Saudi officials have contracted with Populous, a global architectural design firm, to implement the sports city donated by King Salman, which worth over $400 million.

The deal, according to Saudi Makkah newspaper, stipulates that the stadium should look similar to the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, with a capacity of 85,000 spectators, with minor differences. The implementation of the project should start in June.

Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister, Thamir al-Ghadhban confirmed earlier, in a conference with Saudi Trade Minister Majid al-Qasabi in April that the sports city will be located in Baghdad's Pasmaya.
Last Modified: Tuesday، 16 April 2019 10:50 PM